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College in Prison

Education From the Inside Out: A Plea for Prison Education

Baz Dreisinger | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics
Baz Dreisinger

If we care about equitable prisoner re-entry and about reducing America's absurdly high recidivism rate, we should care about prison education. The value of higher education behind bars transcends dollars and cents.

Wesleyan Offers College Education To High-Security Prisoners

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

With shrinking endowments and funding cutbacks, most colleges would be wary of launching new initiatives. But two months ago, the New York Times repor...